‘We’ve Gone Mad,’ Says Leading Pundit Maariv’s Ben-Dror Yemini says the press cooperated with anarchists in
attacking Lt. Col. Eisner.
“We’ve Gone Mad” – that was the caption over an op-ed piece by
Maariv’s Ben-Dror Yemini, a leading opinion-shaper, Tuesday morning.
The op-ed describes the way Israel’s press has cooperated with
pro-Hamas European anarchists in defaming Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner,
because of a single act of violence against a Danish anarchist.
The five-second-long video segment in which Eisner can be seen pushing
the magazine of his gun into the Dane’s face has been shown in Israeli
media over and over again, in “loops,” hundreds of times in the past
“It’s been a long time since we had an event that made it possible to
portray Israel as a monster,” Yemini wrote sarcastically. “No ‘Cast
Lead,’ no massacre in Jenin, not even a mini-intifada. The promises of
a ‘million man march’ toward Israel’s border melted into nothingness,
the flotillas stopped coming, even the mass flytilla turned out to be
bogus. Nada… And then it happened. It may have seemed for a moment
that Israel was successful in hiding the fact that it is a monster –
but then the plot was exposed. The ultimate proof was given in a
seconds-long segment showing IDF officer Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner
striking a Danish ‘cyclist’ with his gun.”